The Geneva Trap : Liz Carlyle

  • by Stella Rimington
  • Narrated by Julia Barrie
  • Series: Liz Carlyle
  • 10 hrs and 4 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Geneva, 2012. When a Russian intelligence officer approaches MI5 with vital information about the imminent cyber-sabotage of an Anglo-American Defence programme, he refuses to talk to anyone but Liz Carlyle. But who is he, and what is his connection to the British agent?
At a tracking station in Nevada, US Navy officers watch in horror as one of their unmanned drones plummets out of the sky. Is this a Russian plot to disable the West’s defences? Or is the threat coming from elsewhere? Liz and her team hunt for a mole inside the MOD in a race against time to stop the Cold War heating up once again...

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What the Critics Say

" ... a must-read for fans of contemporary spy fiction" (Publishers Weekly)
'Rimington's best work demonstrates a flair for narrative, with a sense of authenticity and an insider's grasp on the pressing issues of the day' (Washington Post)
'Liz Carlyle is an MI5 agent with the traditional thriller-heroine mix of dysfunctional personal life and steely ambition' (Daily Telegraph)
'For a pacy page-turner, she's a safe bet ... Rimington is particularly strong in her accounts of procedure, unsurprisingly, given her past role as Head of MI5' (Independent)

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Customer Reviews

Most Helpful

Thin plot and implausible scenarios

Is there anything you would change about this book?

You would expect substantially more technical accuracy from someone with her background knowledge.


Would you recommend The Geneva Trap to your friends? Why or why not?

It filled in a long journey across France!


What does Julia Barrie bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you had only read the book?

I think this needed a make narrator.


Was The Geneva Trap worth the listening time?

Generally no.


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- Don't want one

Excellent espionage.

Very enjoyable especially as it was written from someone who was truly in the know
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- Jim

Book Details

  • Release Date: 01-05-2014
  • Publisher: Oakhill Publishing